master.'Allusions to the passage are
frequent. Theon, Progymn. ii. 66 (Spengel), turns to the
anecdote in an edifying XREI/A. Ammianus
Marcellinus xxv. 4. 2 tells us that the chastity of the emperor
Julian drew its inspiration
hence. Schopenhauer often dwelt on the thought, cf. Cicero
14, Plutarch, De cupid. divit. 5, An seni
p. 788, Athen. xii. p. 510,
Philostr.Vit. Apoll. 1. 13. I thought it a
good answer then and now I think so still more. For in very truth there
comes to old age a great tranquillity in such matters and a blessed release.
When the fierce tensionsCf.
Phaedo 86 C, Phi